Questions about: Diseases

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Yvonne
Answer: Its the scale’s honeydew that is attracting the sooty mould. Control the scale and the mould will disappear. Try Yates Pest Oil or Confidor.
Answered: 02:59PM, 19 Apr 2010
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Chung Bor
Answer: Hi Chung, Chillies will slow down after their second year and are best treated as an annual plant. Your symptoms also sound like either malnutriti...
Category: Diseases
Tags: chilli
Answered: 01:05PM, 19 Apr 2010
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jenny
Answer: Jenny, not sure what you mean by white afias. could it be a scale or a mealy bug? if so you need to spray pestoil or natrasoap accordingly.
Category: Diseases
Tags: rosella
Answered: 12:59PM, 19 Apr 2010
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John
Answer: Hi John it is always wise to replace old potting mix when replanting. Old mix can rot down into a heavy sludge and become poorly drained. The mealy...
Category: Diseases
Tags: potting mix
Answered: 12:53PM, 19 Apr 2010
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James
Answer: Hi James this sounds like typical symptoms of poor drainage and overwatering. it is normal for older leaves to dry and drop, but new leaves should...
Category: Diseases
Tags: cordyline
Answered: 08:07AM, 21 Apr 2010
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Mrs. R...
Answer: Dear Rhonda, It does sound like your begonias have a fungal disease. It is likely that it is either powdery mildew or botrytis leaf spot. A sytem...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 02:03PM, 20 Apr 2010
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Robin
Answer: Dear Robin, Gummosis or dead arm disease is a fungus that gains entry to the tree usually through pruning cuts. The gumming that you see on the tre...
Answered: 09:56AM, 21 Apr 2010
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marion
Answer: Hi Marion, hard to say without seeing, but if the lesions are soft then it is a rot of some sort. It could also be from bruising. Good idea to take...
Category: Diseases
Tags: succulent
Answered: 01:24PM, 16 Apr 2010
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Leonie
Answer: Dear Leonie, Without seeing the damage it is difficult to know if the damage has been caused by insect attack or a fungus. Powdery mildew can be ...
Category: Diseases
Answered: 10:32AM, 16 Apr 2010
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jo
Answer: Incidences of bacterial soft rot increase during humid or prolonged rainy weather. Ways to reduce the degree of this disease include keeping the pl...
Answered: 12:19PM, 15 Apr 2010